Ö Rasmussen Reports daily Pre The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Thursday shows that 55% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trumpís job performance. Forty-five percent (45%) disapprove.

 

 

Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

 

Rasmussen Reports

February 16, 2017

 

The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Thursday shows that 55% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trumpís job performance. Forty-five percent (45%) disapprove.

 

The latest figures include 38% who Strongly Approve of the way Trump is performing and 36% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of +2. (see trends).

 

Questions are growing about the source of top-secret information leaked to the media to hurt the Trump administration. A plurality (47%) of voters believe Americaís intelligence agencies have their own political agenda.

 

Nearly half (48%) also believe most reporters are biased against the president.†† Only 12% think they are biased for Trump, while 31% feel most reporters try to be fair and balanced. Needless to say, Republicans and Democrats strongly disagree in their assessments of the media.

 

While the presidentís refugee freeze is tied up in the courts, the State Department has sped up acceptance of newcomers from the Middle Eastern terrorist havens targeted by the freeze. Most voters think thatís making America less safe.

 

How aggressively do voters want to deport those who overstay their visas here. Weíll tell you at 10:30.

 

Most voters support Trumpís plan to halt refugees and visas from certain countries until these newcomers can be properly vetted to screen out potential terrorists.

 

†The president feels strongly that federal government overregulation is hurting the economy and has signed an executive order mandating that every time a government agency adds a regulation, it needs to cut two others. Most Republicans approve of Trumpís two-for-one deregulation plan; most Democrats don't.

 

But voters have long felt that Wall Street got off lightly after the economic meltdown in September 2008. This helps explain why voters, including Republicans, favor more government regulation of the U.S. financial system.

 

Hillary Clinton recently declared that "the future is female." Thirty-six percent (36%) of women (36%) agree, compared to 28% of men...

 

more, including links, charts, methodology†

http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/trump_administration/prez_track_feb16